Shall We Play A Game?

When you talk about Game Theory, most people may not always understand what you mean by that. For example, the Beautiful Mind scene about picking a girlĀ gives us a prime example of this. People don’t grasp the mathematics that makes up problems around the world, much like when we look at how Sherlock Holmes deduces […]

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How To Lead Players By The Nose

Many players say they hate railroads because they hate being on the track and having no choice in the matter of where the story goes. However, when done right, players will hardly notice the fact that the choices they make are playing right into the story. Putting the decisions in front of the player and […]

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Law and Order: RPG Players Unit

One thing I haven’t seen very much of in RPGs is actual ‘legal’ fallout from actions. I play in a Shadowrun game where police are regularly called in as response to player actions, but the gamemasters will just cut a deal with the PCs as the corporations that run the police only care about the […]

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